Pipe Organ Database

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David Wilson (2010)

Originally Robert L. Sipe (& Associates) (1982)

Location:

Third Reformed Church
111 West 13th Street
Holland, MI 49423 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 49997

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 45 ranks. 2,348 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 03, 2012:

The organ was originally built by Robert L. Sipe in 1982. Work at this time including replacement of some pipes and revoicing of others. The digital Pedal stops were replaced, and one new one was added. The console received an electric assist action for the couplers and a computerized memory system. Cost of the project was $172,000.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from factory specifications and the console (June 26, 2012)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Organ Case and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Organ Case and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2012-06-26

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